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6 Famous Quotes by Dr. John Donne

We understood Her by her sight; her pure and eloquent blood Spoke in her cheeks, and so distinctly wrought That one might almost say her body thought. - Dr. John Donne,

Appearance Quotes, by Dr. John Donne , Source: Funeral Elegies--Of the Progress of the Soul--Death of Mistress Elizabeth Drury

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No spring, nor summer beauty hath such grace As I have seen in one autumnal face; Young beauties force our love, and that's a rape; This doth but counsel, yet you cannot scape.

Autumn Quotes, by Dr. John Donne , Source: Elegy IX--The Autumnal

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He was the word that spake it, He took the bread and brake it; And what that word did make it, I do believe and take it.

Doctrine Quotes, by Dr. John Donne , Source: Divine Poems--On the Sacrament, (Flesher's Edition)

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My forces are not enfeebled, I find no decay in my strength; my provisions are not cut off, I find no abhorring in mine appetite; my counsels are not corrupted nor infatuated, I find no false apprehensions to work upon mine understanding; and yet they see that invisibly, and I feel that insensibly, the disease prevails.

Appetite Quotes, by Dr. John Donne , Source: Devotions (X, Meditation)

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If we consider eternity, into that time never entered; eternity is not an everlasting flux of time, but time is as a short parenthesis in a long period; and eternity had been the same as it is, though time had never been.

Eternity Quotes, by Dr. John Donne , Source: Devotions (XIV, Meditation)

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I have just got a new theory of eternity.

Eternity Quotes, by Dr. John Donne , Source: Devotions (XIV, Meditation)

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